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Old 12-28-2014, 07:56 PM   #31
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I am 59 and my DW is 64. We have been camping for 12 years now. Plan on camping until we are too disable to do so.

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Old 12-28-2014, 10:13 PM   #32
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My wife and I are both 67 and have the usual arthritic aches and pains.

We live in rural Alberta and once a year (in the spring) we drag our trailer to the west side of Vancouver Island BC for a month beach bumming. Then go back home (Alberta foothills) for at least 2 months of boondocking in the foothills/mountains where we take our quads way back in the boonies. We have been doing this since I retired 5 years ago and don't plan to quit any time soon.

Tell your hubbie that he will just getting into the swing of things at age 68.

The worse thing to do as you get older is start thinking that in a couple of years from now I won't be able to do this or do that. If a person does that they may just end up convincing themselves.

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Old 12-28-2014, 11:05 PM   #33
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Stay health and the sky is the limit. We are 77 and 76 respectively. Spent last year in Texas, Will spend this year in Florida and next year back to Arizona to do the Sedona trails, Utah (Zion) and especially the Canyons on the Navaho reserve. We have been travelling every year for the last 19. (I retired at 58) We try to keep in shape by hiking and biking and stay young at heart. Our plan (God willing) is to still be travelling when we are 90. That's why we are Still On The Road! (check out our 2012 trip at Plan your travels and prepare your equipment. North, South, East or West we have been there! Use our experiences to plan your trip! - Home (click on the pictures file too).
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Old 12-29-2014, 05:33 AM   #34
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Originally Posted by Vallgrlx2 View Post
Okay folks, Hubbie and I Are having a post Christmas discussion about what age a person Stops traveling with a TT or 5th Wheel. I have met folks in their late 70's pulling a large TT around. Hubbie thinks he can only take out our TT till he is 68: his age is 65, I am 63.

Of course, I still want to be doing TT traveling in my 90's!

So what age are you, and how long have you been taking your TT or fifth wheel out. Advice?

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Old 12-29-2014, 06:58 AM   #35
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It is said that you are only as old as you feel. And I feel that as some point my age will catch up with all of my aches and pains.

That being said, I'm going to keep on going until I can't goes no more!!!!
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Old 12-29-2014, 07:28 AM   #36
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My wife and I are both 68 yrs young/old depending on the day and the aches and pains. We've been camping with and without our kids for about 35 years now. We'll just keep going until we drop, I guess. Every 2 years we take a trip out west to visit our 2 kids and their families and to camp with them in the Canadian Rockies(Alberta side). Last summer we were out there for almost 3 months with 3 weeks boondocking in the mountains. I pull a 35 ft. 5er with a 1 ton dually. When we wake up and stretch and don't feel pine on either side of us, it's not too bad a day.
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Old 12-29-2014, 12:49 PM   #37
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I'm 30 and my beautiful wife is 28 and we now have a 4 month old that I can not wait to take camping. We bought our first toy hauler in 2012. We have always been atv riders but now have none and now have a honda pioneer 700-4. Started growing out of the go fast time and now love spending time in the mountains and cruising mountain trails in our sidexside.
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Old 12-29-2014, 02:10 PM   #38
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That 700-4 is a nice ride.... I gotta go buy another lotto ticket.
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Old 01-06-2015, 07:04 AM   #39
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Now you guys give me something to look forward too! I'm single and 29 with no kids. Love camping and guess you could say I'm preparing for the future. 😁
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Old 01-06-2015, 07:28 AM   #40
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68 here and overnighting in Kingsland, guy with huge 5 er and big dually pulled up next to me for the night....loved his cover on truck so chatted about it and he was 94.
I just made sure he pulled out ahead of me that with my life style as long as I can drive, can we drive usually between 930 am and 2 pm...stop at all rest areas and when find one we like have an hour for house is with me so I don t care if I travel 1 mile or 200...good luck


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